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Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 2017

$120

Opulent, boasting loamy clay, plum, cherry, tobacco and mineral flavors, this red is backed by a matrix of beefy tannins. Resonates on the finish, finding equilibrium in the end. Best from 2025 through 2042. 300 cases made, 50 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

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Jun 30, 2022

Summary

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Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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$120

Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 2017

Opulent, boasting loamy clay, plum, cherry, tobacco and mineral flavors, this red is backed by a matrix of beefy tannins. Resonates on the finish, finding equilibrium in the end. Best from 2025 through 2042. 300 cases made, 50 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 30, 2022

Summary

Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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